A new and totally killer original take on the world-famous Les Paul Triviums Matt Heafy takes the custom LP into the future with 7-strings. Designed in close collaboration with Matt Heafy each Limited Edition Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom reflects his distinctive approach to the guitar which has earned him and his band Trivium scores of dedicated fans all over the globe. This pack also comes with a free Gear4music guitar stand and deluxe padded gig bag to keep your Epiphone safe.
The rule books on how to play a Les Paul has been thrown out of the window with Heafys Custom seven-string a breakthrough in contemporary metal and hard rock. Featuring an all blacked-out Ebony gloss finish the Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom has a striking and sleek profile. Like all great Les Pauls this 7-string Limited Edition custom features a mahongany body with a plain maple veneer top a time-tested combination that has gone virtually unchanged since the 50s. The mahogany neck has a fast 1960s SlimTaper D profile with glued-in deep set neck joint with an Axcess heel for a smooth and easy reach to the upper frets. Pearloid black inlays practically glow in the dark against the Ebony finish. Epiphones no-compromise electronics feature heavily including a 1/4″ non-rotating output jack and volume and tones controls with Black Speed Knobs that are powered by full-size 500Kohm potentiometers. The pickup switch is Epiphones all-metal 3-way pickup selector with a black toggle cap. Matt Heafy asked that his Les Paul Custom features black active EMG pickups voiced especially for each guitars unique profile. The Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy 7-String features an EMG-707 in the neck position and an EMG 81-7 in the lead or bridge position. The 81-7 is EMGs king high-output pickup designed especially for 7-string lead guitarists. Alnico V magnets with wide aperture coils beef up the low B tone while offering a more responsive and super tight overall sound of the 707 EMGs. With Epiphone hardware thats built to last the Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom-7 includes StrapLocks and a Tune-o-matic-7/Stopbar. It also features deluxe die-cast machine heads with metal tulip buttons and a 14:1 tuning ratio. Heafy says “My idea was to create a guitar that could withstand a brutal around-the-world tour schedule and also one that I would be able to record with in delicate technical proficiency.” Specifications Body & BridgeBody: Mahogany Top: Plain Maple Veneer Bridge: Tune-o-matic-7/Stopbar Body Top Binding: 7 ply (white/black) Headstock Binding: 5 ply (white/black) Fingerboard Binding: 1 ply (white) Neck & FingerboardNeck: Mahogany Neck Profile: 1960s SlimTaper D profile Neck Joint: Glued in at deep-set neck joint with “Axcess” heel Truss Rod: Adjustable Truss Rod Cover: 2-ply (black/white); “MKH Les Paul Custom” in white Fingerboard: Ebony Fingerboard Inlay: Pearloid block inlays Radius: 12″ Frets: 22 medium jumbo Scale Length: 24.75″ Nut width: 1 7/8″ Pickups & Hardware Neck Pickup: EMG-707 Bridge Pickup: EMG-81-7 Controls : Black Speed Knobs Neck volume Neck tone Bridge volume Bridge tone Output Jack: Heavy duty Epiphone 1/4″ non-rotating Machine Heads: Deluxe die-cast with black metal tulip buttons 14:1 Colour: Ebony (gloss) Includes: Gear4music Deluxe Padded Electric Guitar Gig Bag Gear4music Electric Guitar Stand Epiphone Guitar-and-Bass 1H9B
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Epiphone Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom 7 String with Free Stand and Bag